See also: york

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From Middle English York, Ȝork, from Old Norse Jórk, Jórvík, from Old English Eoforwīċ, from Latin Eborācum, ultimately from Proto-Celtic *Eborākom (compare Welsh Efrog, from Old Welsh Caer Ebrauc, from Proto-Brythonic *Eβrọg), from *eburos (yew) +‎ *-ākom (positive suffix).

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York

  1. A placename
    1. A town in the Shire of York, Western Australia.
    2. A coastal town in Sierra Leone.
    3. A place in the United Kingdom:
      1. A city and unitary authority in North Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom.
      2. A hamlet in Billington and Langho parish, Ribble Valley district, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom (OS grid ref SD7033).
    4. A place in Canada:
      1. A neighbourhood of Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.
      2. A regional municipality of Ontario, Canada
        Synonyms: Region of York, York Region
      3. A former municipality of Toronto, Canada.
      4. Former name of Toronto. (used before 1834): A city in Ontario, Canada.
      5. A community in Haldimand County, Ontario, Canada.
      6. A community in Queens County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.
    5. Places in the United States of America:
      1. A city in Sumter County, Alabama, United States.
      2. An unincorporated community in Clark County, Illinois, United States.
      3. An unincorporated community in Steuben County, Indiana, United States.
      4. A town in York County, Maine, United States.
      5. An unincorporated community in Atchison County, Missouri, United States.
      6. A city, the county seat of York County, Nebraska, United States.
      7. A town in Livingston County, New York, United States.
      8. A tiny city in Benson County, North Dakota, United States.
      9. An unincorporated community in Jefferson County, Ohio, United States.
      10. An unincorporated community in Sandusky County, Ohio, United States.
      11. A city, the county seat of York County, Pennsylvania, United States.
      12. A city, the county seat of York County, South Carolina, United States.
      13. A small town in Clark County, Wisconsin, United States.
      14. A small town in Dane County, Wisconsin, United States.
      15. A small town in Green County, Wisconsin, United States.
      16. An unincorporated community in Jackson County, Wisconsin, United States.
    6. Ellipsis of York County
  2. The House of York, a dynasty of English kings and one of the opposing factions involved in the 15th century Wars of the Roses. The name comes from the fact that its members were descended from Edmund of Langley, 1st Duke of York; their symbol was a white rose.
  3. A habitational surname, from Old English from the city or the county; See also Yorke.

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From English York.

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York f

  1. York (a city in England)

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From English York.

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York f

  1. York (a city in England)

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EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse Jórk, a form of Jórvík, from Old English Eoforwīċ. Compare Everwik, Everwich, directly from the Old English form.

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York

  1. York (a city in Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom).

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  • English: York

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